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British explorer and travel writer Dame Freya Stark (1893-1993) said “To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.” Adventure is a wonderful thing. Thrills, spills and the unknown are part of every adventure. Below are 10 adventure quotes that might motivate and inspire you enough to take a plane, train or boat ride to a new horizon and the mystery and joy it holds.

Adventure Quotes

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“If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try” – Seth Godin

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain quotes

“Travel is not really about leaving our homes, but leaving our habits.” – Pico Iyer

“Let us step into the night and pursue that flighty temptress, adventure.” – J.K. Rowling

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only a page.” – Saint Augustine

“Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.” – Andre Gide

“We need the tonic of the wilderness, to wade sometimes in the marsh where the bitten and the meadow hen lurk, and hear the booming of the snipe; to smell the whispering sedge where only some wilder and more solitary fowl builds her nest, and the mink crawls with its belly close to the ground.” – Henry David Thoreau

“Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and enjoy the journey.” – Babs Hoffman

“Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.” – Anthony J. D’Angelo

“Take only memories, leave only footprints.” – Chief Seattle

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